Include:Upgrading to latest release

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An upgrade of a running Alpine Linux from a previous version to the latest stable version can be done in a few simple steps.

Update the /etc/apk/repositories file

  • Launch


  • Press 'e' to edit your /etc/apk/repositories file
  • Change the version number to match the latest version by hand
  • just edit the file in-place (replace v2.4 with your release):

    sed -i -e 's/v2.3/v2.4/g' /etc/apk/repositories

Upgrade all packages in one shot:

apk upgrade -a -U